Ben SteeleMilwaukee Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI)
Twitter: @bensteelemjs
About: Marquette men's basketball beat writer for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Ballot Score

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Feb 21, 2022Week 16 Rankings for Ben Steele
1Gonzaga (61)
23-2Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 4 Voters
1525
Points
2Arizona
24-2Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 59 Voters
Lowest: 4 - James Crepea
1461
Points
3Kentucky
22-5Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 10 - Zach Klein
1248
Points
4Auburn
24-3Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - James Crepea
Lowest: 9 - 2 Voters
1313
Points
5Kansas
22-4Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 14 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 2 Voters
1297
Points
6Texas Tech
21-6Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - Scott Richey
Lowest: 15 - Lauren Brownlow
1066
Points
7Purdue
24-4Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 24 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Lauren Brownlow
1299
Points
8Villanova
21-6Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Mark Berman
Lowest: 12 - David Jablonski
1071
Points
9Duke
23-4Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 15 - Seth Davis
1146
Points
10Providence
22-3Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
910
Points
11Wisconsin
21-5Actual: 13
Highest: 9 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: NR - David Thompson
735
Points
12Baylor
22-5Actual: 10
Highest: 4 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
984
Points
13Illinois
19-7Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 19 - 2 Voters
666
Points

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This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
14Texas
19-8Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Ben Steele
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
349
Points
15UCLA
19-5Actual: 12
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Seth Davis
802
Points
16Arkansas
21-6Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Stephen Tsai
502
Points
17Connecticut
19-7Actual: 21
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
340
Points
18Tennessee
19-7Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Donna Ditota
Lowest: 20 - 4 Voters
580
Points
19USC
23-4Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
586
Points
20Murray State
26-2Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - Bret Bloomquist
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
371
Points
21Ohio State
16-7Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
320
Points

EXTREME PICK

This pick is 5+ spots from the actual ranking.
22Houston
22-4Actual: 14
Highest: 5 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 22 - Ben Steele
734
Points
23Saint Mary's
22-6Actual: 23
Highest: 19 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
148
Points
24Alabama
17-10Actual: 24
Highest: 21 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 33 Voters
63
Points
25Iowa
18-8Actual: 25
Highest: 17 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 43 Voters
59
Points